Shatzkin on ‘Shocking’ Waterstones-Amazon Deal
Like others in boos, industry consultant (and DBW partner) Mike Shatzkin thought it would be Barnes & Noble that partnered with Waterstones on selling devices and e-books (Shocking news from the UK: Waterstones selling the Kindle):
The announcement that Waterstones, the nearestUKequivalent to Barnes & Noble as a bookselling chain, will be selling the Kindle in their stores came as somewhat of a shock.
There had been rumors that B&N was closing in on a deal to partner with Waterstones on the Nook.
Read more at The Shatzkin Files.